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Glamping in Virginia: Nature’s Retreat in Style

Glamping in Virginia: Nature's Retreat in Style

So, you’re thinking of glamping in Virginia. Well, let’s define glamping. Glamping is where stunning scenery meets contemporary luxury when travelling. It allows you to travel to wild and distinctive regions without sacrificing creature comforts. It does not necessarily mean staying in a glammed-up tent; sometimes, it means being in the middle of nowhere, with nature at the forefront of it all.

Glamping is about getting out and about, rooted and rebooted; it’s about connecting to Mother Nature, reflecting and awakening the senses. So, although glamping is still glamorous, it’s also still rugged.

Top Spots for Glamping in Virginia

Getaway Shenandoah North

Glamping in Virginia: Nature's Retreat in Style
Image: Northern Virginia Mag, 2024

Getaway Shenandoah North is just a 2-hour drive from Washington, DC. If you’re in the mood for glamping in Virginia, then Getaway, dotted across the states, is the ultimate way to go! Their remote Outpost in Basye, Virginia, is surrounded by old-growth forests, picturesque nature paths, and the stunning Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, nestled in the slopes of the Appalachian Mountains. Book your stay with them here.

Indulge in the Laura Trail loop just 7 minutes from Outpost. It’s a 4-kilometre loop trail that also happens to be pet-friendly! The trail loops around Laura Lake, and you are greeted by nature, which is undisturbed at every corner of a turn. Furthermore, if you want to buy ingredients for your campsite recipes, there’s a community store only 6 minutes from Outpost. These cabins have queen or bunk beds, AC and Heat, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, two burner stoves, and an exquisite private pick nick area.

Getaway Shenandoah

Glamping in Virginia: Nature's Retreat in Style
Image: Northern Virginia Mag, 2024

At 2010 Madison Road in Stanardsville, Getaway Shenandoah offers the same amenities and luxury tidbits. This Outpost is tucked away in Stanardsville, Virginia, only two hours from Washington, DC. It features 3 kilometres of on-site nature paths that meander around a serene creek and pond. Take in the breathtaking vistas of the tall pine, cedar, and sycamore trees surrounding the forest, or spend a few minutes exploring the serene waterfalls and streams of Shenandoah National Park.

Just 50 minutes from Outpost lies the Blue Hole Moorman’s Trail, a 4-kilometre dog-friendly hike that leads you to a much-loved swimming spot called the Blue Hole! Located 7 minutes Outpost is a quant, locally owned grocery store called Greene Great Valu that provides everything you might need for your epic glamping in Virginia vacation! Moreover, a mere 13 minutes from this site is the Revelation Vineyards, situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s the perfect spot for spending an afternoon in nature, sipping local wines and views.

Book a Glamping spot in Virginia here with Booking.com

Farm

Glamping in Virginia: Nature's Retreat in Style
Image: Booking.com, 2024

Located at 166 Lone Pine Road, Edinburg, this hub for glamping in Virginia is the best spot to get close to nature. Farm offers free private parking, free Wi-Fi, and lodging with views of the mountains. The property is 49 kilometres from Memorial Stadium, 44 kilometres from Belle Grove National Historical Park and Cedar Creek, and 41 kilometres from Luray Caverns. On clear days, you can unwind outside or take advantage of the outdoor fireplace in the opulent tent. Farm is how you’d imagine glamping: luxurious, in-tent, and spacious.

The opulent tent also has a flat-screen TV. The kitchenette has a fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, and kettle. You and your entire family will love the firepit, supplies, animals, and various yard games. It’s the perfect place to reconnect with not only your loved ones but also your inner child running barefoot through the valleys of Virginia!

Book Farm here on Booking.com

Sandy River Outdoor Adventures

Glamping in Virginia: Nature's Retreat in Style
Image: Sandy River Outdoor Adventures, 2024

Another typical, tent-like glamping in Virginia resort. However, this place, Sandy River Outdoor Adventures, is impeccable! At Sandy River Outdoor Adventures, they believe that one of the most significant ways to unwind is to spend time outside. Book a stay in one of their opulent tipis or cosy log cabins. Since the lodgings are available all year round, it’s always the perfect time to travel! Savour the fresh eggs from their hens and seasonal vegetables straight from the garden while admiring the stunning farmlands all around you! Sandy River Outdoor Adventures provides a cosy, stress-relieving, and distinctive holiday experience in a lovely outdoor environment.

The 60-square-metre premium tipis features air conditioning, radiant heated floors (during the cooler months), a full bathroom and a kitchenette. Furthermore, the on-site pool is a beautiful, tranquil haven. Take the kids on an exciting family outing or turn your stay into a unique, romantic retreat. For those who love the great outdoors and having a good time, Sandy River Outdoor Adventures has something to offer the whole family. It’s glamping in all its glory!

Book with Open Sky Glamping here on Booking.com

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Glamping in Virginia, Baby!

Glamping in Virginia: Nature's Retreat in Style
Image: Virginia Travel Tips, 2024

Glamping in this picturesque state offers not only a chance to reconnect with nature but also an opportunity to indulge in comfort and style amidst the great outdoors. From hiking scenic trails to savouring gourmet meals under the canopy of trees, it’s clear that glamping in Virginia is a journey of both tranquillity and excitement. Whether you’re unwinding in a cosy canvas tent or lounging in a lavish cabin, the memories made in this natural haven will linger long after your departure.

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